Student presents original short story at Young Writers Academy
Student presents original short story at Young Writers Academy
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Penn State Harrisburg hosts Young Writers Academy

Penn State Harrisburg hosted the Young Writers Academy from June 24-28. The event was intended to help young writers cultivate their storytelling skills.

The week-long program for writers in grades 5-12 included workshops such as - “Science Fiction & Fantasy: It’s Out of this World!” for students in grades 5-8 and “The Art of Short Fiction” for students in grades 9-12.

Students in the academy read their original pieces of fiction to family and friends on Friday, June 28.

The young writers were instructed by Sarah Palmer-Chubb and Matt Brubaker, Teacher-Fellows of the National Writing Project. For more photos, visit https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151679204649277.1073741837.335939599276&type=1